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Campos Sales (L5)

On the evening of January 31, 1991, near the small village of Campos Sales, the night sky was illuminated by a bright light and a thundering boom could be heard throughout the area. These occurrences heralding the fall of a meteorite were met with awe by the local inhibitants. The fragments were named in honor of the Brazilian village. A total known weight of 23.68 kg has been recovered from the site of the fall.

For more information about the Campos Sales (L5)  visit the Meteoritical Bulletin Entry Here: http://www.lpi.usra.edu/meteor/metbull.php?code=5249

The Campos Sales meteorite is classified as a L5 chondrite. It is lightly shocked with many chondrules. The main shock features are cracks in the olivine.

ID #: Campossales5-5
Weight : 5.5 g
Price: $sold
Notes: Cut in Oil
ID #: Campossales11-7
Weight : 11.7 g
Price: sold
Notes: Cut in Oil
ID #: Campossales19-3
Weight : 19.9 g
Price: sold
Notes: Cut in Oil
ID #: Campossales278
Weight : 278 g
Price: SOLD
Notes: Endcut with 70% fusion crust.

 A specimen card will be included.

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